|Eagles Pound Furman, 50-20|
|Written by SoCon Sports Information|
|Sunday, 16 October 2011 08:02|
The Georgia Southern Football team (6-0, 5-0) scored 10 or more points in every quarter to pull off a 50-20 win over Furman (3-3, 2-2) at Paulson Stadium on Saturday afternoon.Six touchdowns, two field goals and a blocked extra point return combined to score the most points by either side in the 23-game series.
Georgia Southern amassed over 500 yards of total offense and rushed for 365 yards on the ground in a total team effort. Johnathan Bryant carried the ball 10 times for a team-best 95 yards and one touchdown. Three other Eagles also scored a single rushing touchdown while Jaybo Shaw scored two touchdowns on just seven carries. He also completed six passes for 171 yards including a season-best 49 yarder to Zach Walker.
Samford 43, Elon 31
Elon fell behind early and twice rallied from double-digit deficits, but could not overcome six turnovers and a career-high 191 rushing yard by Fabian Truss as the Phoenix fell by a 43-31 margin at Samford on Saturday afternoon.
Chattanooga 51, Western Carolina 7
Five Western Carolina turnovers led to 27 Chattanooga points and redshirt freshman quarterback Terrell Robinson racked up 195 yards of total offense including three touchdown passes as the Mocs handed Western Carolina a 51-7 defeat at Finley Stadium / Davenport Field.
#4 Wofford 47, UVA-Wise 14
The Wofford College football team defeated the University of Virginia's College at Wise 47-14 on Saturday at Gibbs Stadium. The Terriers scored all 47 points in the first half and outgained the Highland Cavaliers 554 to 108 in total offense.
Southern Conference Standings
Georgia Southern 5 - 0; 6 - 0
Appalachian State 49, The Citadel 42
Saturday, October 22
Samford @ Appalachian State, 3:30 p.m.
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